Monday, February 20, 2006

AOL and WebEx Partner on Corporate IM

AOL and WebEx Communications will launch a secure, feature-rich version of the AOL's popular AIM instant messenger designed businesses.
The new service will be available in two editions: a professional edition designed for individual professionals and small to mid-size businesses, and an enterprise instant messaging edition with centralized administrative controls for larger corporations. Both editions of the service will work with enterprise directory services and allow users to securely chat, launch conference calls, online meetings and live demonstrations with any AIM user with just a few clicks to the customized AIM Buddy List feature.

The companies said they will deliver additional security as well as the voice, video and web collaboration capabilities of the global WebEx MediaTone Network.

The new services are expected to be available in Q2 2006.

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